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Interviews:
Hilary A. Doe - Director, The Roosevelt Institute Campus Network
Hilary Doe is director of a student policy organization actively working to develop college students to become informed and effective political leaders. This group is national and trains in a model of policy activism that enables college students to connect their thinking and research to the political process. Ms. Doe talks with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth about the group's mission for preparing future leaders.
Themes: Politics, Education, Students
Errol Louis - Political Columnist, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
"An extraordinary number of people are drawn into the political side of public service for the wrong reasons -- like ego," says Errol Louis. He also says he has no intention of ever entering politics. Hear his views on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West. In addition to his contributions to THE DAILY NEWS, Louis hosts the morning show on AM1600 WWRL, www.wwrl1600.com.
Themes: Politics
Henry J. Stern - Director, StarQuest@NYCivic.org
Henry Stern, former New York City Parks Commissioner under Mayor Rudolph Juliani and icon in New York City's political life, talks about the political system in New York State and in the country generally. He comments on the likelihood of change in the system, and the disconnect between politicans and their electorate. Stern comments to Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Politics
John McWhorter - Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Author, ALL ABOUT THE BEAT: Why Hip-Hop Can't Save Black America
Hip Hop is a category of music here to stay. Enjoyable, fun to listen to; but, music. The tendency to think rap music will provide political access or solve poverTy and provide increased employment is without merit. John McWhorter suggests that all that energy be redirected toward active problem solving. Hear some of his thougths on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Race Relations, Politics
Liz Berney, Esq. - Attorney and Congressional Candidate
How many times have you asked yourself: "Why can't we get honest, hard-working American citizens in Congress?" Well, you can. Listen to Liz Berney, running for Congress against an entrenched incumbent, tell you how on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West
Themes: Politics
Henry J. Stern - Director, StarQuest@NYCivic.org
On Getting Your Money's Worth, Henry Stern, New York City public servant for over forty years, discusses the motivation and actions of politicians. He's got a theory that the "smarter the politician, the more 'off-track' the personality." Listen to Getting Your Money's Worth for a rare insight into the minds of public servants.
Themes: Politics
John McWhorter - Manhattan Instutute Fellow; Author, WINNING THE RACE: BEYOND THE CRISIS IN BLACK AMERICA
John McWhorter, Manhattan Institute Fellow, discusses the missing ingredient in this country's politicians. Hear him on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Race Relations, Politics
Sheryl McCarthy - Columnist, NEWSDAY; Distinguished Lecturer in Journalism, Queens College
Would a female with Obama's background be this far in the Presidential race? Sheryl McCarthy, columnist for Newsday, says, "No". Listen to her views on this and other societal issues on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Politics
Commentaries:
 60 Seconds on Value: "American Pie"
Whether you're a lover of blueberry pie or apple pie. Here are some slices of American pie taken from AM NEW YORK Magazine....
Themes: Politics
 60 Seconds on Value: "I'm proud to be an American"
Over the Fourth of July holiday I thought about how fortunate I am to have grown up in a country where family background didn't stop me from climbing the ladder to success....
Themes: Politics
"Interview: Errol Louis"
I just interviewed Errol Louis, political columnist for NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. I planned on asking him what’s wrong with politicians these days?...
Themes: Politics



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As the title of the show, "Getting your Money's Worth" implies, the show concerns itself with gaining value as a consumer of education, health services or, indeed, as a tax payer. Everyday consumer spending will be included. The dialogue may not present solutions, but certainly will present alternatives in an entertaining and colorful way with experts in their respective fields.

Ms. West, a former educator, is president of Westco, her own privately held company. Westco designs and manufactures fixtures for such blue chip companies as Disney, Universal Studios, the NBC Experience Store and many others. Business people, authors and journalists, educators, politicians and actors will be interviewed in 15-minute segments with civility and dignity. "I don't care what your politics are, if you have a point of view and have a story to tell that is timely, you'll get a chance to freely air your opinion," says the attractive New Yorker.

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